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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Germany is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Germany for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Germany

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    1

    Brockengipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the Brocken in good weather is incredible, but unfortunately the summit is very often in the fog. By the way, thicker clothing is also important up here …

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    From here you have a great view over Königswinter and the Rhine. To rest and recharge your batteries ideally. There are restaurants and also the possibility to have a snack.

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    3

    Schrammsteinaussicht

    Hiking Highlight

    The fact that the Schrammsteine ​​count because of the great panoramic views to the highlights in Saxon Switzerland, it can be crowded here in summer, of course. In winter, however, …

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    Kahler Asten

    Hiking Highlight

    In good weather, you have in particular from the branch tower a fabulous panoramic view, in bad weather you do not see the hand in front of his eyes, because …

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    5

    Wilseder Berg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Wilseder mountain is with 169.2 meters the highest elevation in the Lüneburg Heath. The trails on the mountain are very nice. You can also see Hamburg in good weather.

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    Carolafelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    Great view. Best to go early in the morning. Highly visited on weekends. Here is a tour of me where I am also on the Carolafelsen and the beautiful view can be seen:

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    7

    Houbirg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Houbirg is a mountain near Happurg in Middle Franconia with a gone Celtic oppidum of the same name. Remains of the walls, some of which are still ten meters …

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    Altkönig

    Hiking Highlight

    The place has something mystical. The summit is a slightly larger plateau and hikers and mountain bikers emerge from all directions and disappear again.

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    Hanno
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    Lilienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The climb to the Lilienstein is definitely worth it. No matter if the weather is good or bad. :) We walked up the Nordsteig - but rather recommend the Südsteig, as it is easier.

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    Kalmit

    Hiking Highlight

    On the summit is the Kalmithaus, a managed hut of the Palatinate Forest Association, a weather station and a mast, which also carries an amateur radio relay.

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    Achtermannshöhe Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the most fantastic viewpoints ever. From the Achtermannshöhe you have a 360 ° view over the Harz. Brocken, Wurmberg or peat house seem to be just a stone's …

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    Feldberg Gipfel (1493 m)

    Hiking Highlight

    Here you stand on the highest elevation in Baden-Württemberg and the highest peak of all German low mountain ranges: the summit of the Feldberg at 1,493 meters altitude. The majority …

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    Herzogstand

    Hiking Highlight

    The Herzogstand offers fantastic views of some lakes in the north and the Walchensee and the Alps with all the mountains in the south. Fantastic in winter as in summer.

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    Zeller Horn

    Hiking Highlight

    From here you have the most beautiful view of the castle Hohenzollern - postcard motives guaranteed. The Zeller Horn (913 meters altitude) is part of the Albtraufs, the northwest-facing steep drop of the Swabian Alb.

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    Hornisgrinde

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hornisgrinde is the highest mountain in the northern Black Forest. The summit here is a fairly large flat plain on which there is a high moor in the southern …

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    Großer Feldberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Alpine flair in the Taunus: The summit of the Großer Feldberg (879.5 meters) has been marked with a summit cross since 2011. Don't miss your entry in the summit book. …

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    Großer Arber

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    There it stands majestically, at 1,456 meters, the highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest: the Great Arber. It is not for nothing that this mountain is nicknamed “King of the …

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    18

    Der Schneekopf

    Hiking Highlight

    Here is a nice hut to stop off. Very good food at reasonable prices. (only open until 17:00 from autumn)

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    Nußhardt

    Hiking Highlight

    I still wonder where to enjoy the better view. From the Asenturm at the Ochsenkopf or here at the Nußhardtgipfel on the Ochsenkopf. Mighty rock walls and rock towers enthrone …

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    Grünten

    Hiking Highlight

    Many paths lead to the Grünten. The sunrise here and at the nearby Jägerdenkmal is unique due to the exposed location. For this we recommend the fast ascent from the …

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